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A Descriptive Study to assess the knowledge regarding Dengue fever and its prevention among students in selected high school, Ludhiana, Punjab


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A study to assess the knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention among students in selected high school, Ludhiana, Punjab. A descriptive approach and convenient sampling technique was used. Tool consists of two parts - demographical variables and 30 questions in self structured questionnaire. Data was collected using self structured questainnare regarding dengue fever and its prevention among students. Results showed that majority of students had average knowledge regarding dengue fever. Age group had significant relation with knowledge. Other demographical variables have no impact on knowledge regarding dengue fever among students.

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Knowledge, Dengue Fever, Nursing students.
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Associate Professor, SKSSCON Sarabha., India

Abstract


A study to assess the knowledge regarding dengue fever and its prevention among students in selected high school, Ludhiana, Punjab. A descriptive approach and convenient sampling technique was used. Tool consists of two parts - demographical variables and 30 questions in self structured questionnaire. Data was collected using self structured questainnare regarding dengue fever and its prevention among students. Results showed that majority of students had average knowledge regarding dengue fever. Age group had significant relation with knowledge. Other demographical variables have no impact on knowledge regarding dengue fever among students.

Keywords


Knowledge, Dengue Fever, Nursing students.

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